The actor died of heart failure in Malibu, California, family spokesperson Jeff Ballard said. A small private service is planned for March 1, which would have been his 85th birthday.
Disney Plus launched in November to compete with online video services like Netflix. It had 26.5 million Disney Plus subscribers at end of its fiscal first quarter. That grew to 28.6 million as of Monday.
"Terry passed away after a long, extremely brave but always good-humoured battle with a rare form of dementia," his family says.
The school, once attended by Polanski, earlier had rejected as "inappropriate" an online calling for his visit to be cancelled. The appeal, which had been signed by 116 people as of Thursday, cited "at least five accusations" against him.
A group of about 40 activists blocked the screening of the French premiere of Polanski's film "J'accuse" at a theatre in Rue Champollion, although the film was shown at some other theatres in Paris.
"Joker" narrowly bested "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" to regain the No 1 spot at the weekend box office in its fourth week of release.
The 81-year-old film star, a longtime activist and exercise guru has been leading what she calls "fire drill Fridays" and has been arrested for civil disobedience for the past three Fridays.
Bong Joon-ho's darkly comic tale of class war in the Seoul suburbs won the Palme D'or for best film at Cannes and is firming as an Oscar favourite next year, in what would be the first ever win for a Korean film.
The 23rd adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has crossed the $800 million mark worldwide, with box office receipts at $847 million.
"Spider-Man: Far From Home" delivers a $185 million debut from 4,636 venues during its first six days in theaters.
The highly anticipated fourth episode in the story about Woody, Buzz, Bo Peep and the rest of Andy's toys - has broken the global box office record for an animated film.
A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning the multimillion-selling trilogy, is set to hit screens soon.
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